Squeaky Clean and Smelling Green!

My love of Thieves Household Cleaner runs deep – and for good reason. This plant-powered cleaner kicks the ick without the ingredients found in conventional products. Wherever you choose to use it, you will feel good knowing this product is safe to use around everyone in your family (even the furry members)! And I love that my house smells like the best aromatic spices, plants, and herbs you can imagine!

Try one of these recipes in your green home routine today.


  • 16 oz glass spray bottle
  • 1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
  • Optional: 30 drops desired essential oils for extra scent
  • Fill with filtered water
  • Use to clean anything as desired!


  • 16oz glass spray bottle
  • 1 capful Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 1 cup water
  • Optional: 5 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Spray and soak for 5 minutes. Wipe away grease like your name is Houdini.
  • For really messy situations, you can use a cloth to apply Thieves Household Cleaner undiluted to the area (or spray it directly). After cleaning, wipe the area with a cloth dampened with water.


  • 16oz glass spray bottle
  • 1 capful Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 5 drops Citrus Fresh or Lemon essential oil
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • Add all ingredients to a spray bottle and use as desired.


  • ½ cup baking soda
  • ¼ cup fine sea salt
  • ½ tsp Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 3 drops Purification
  • Mix all ingredients together, adding a bit more baking soda if needed for consistency. Sprinkle the powder over carpets and rugs and allow to sit for 15 minutes. Vacuum as usual!

BATHROOM SOFT SCRUB (great for toilet bowls and kitchens too!)

  • 1 capful Thieves Cleaner
  • 1⁄4 cup baking soda
  • Optional: 1-2 drops lemon oil.
  • Mix all ingredients together. Using a bristle or toilet brush, scrub inside of toilets or tubs/showers and sit 5 min before rinsing or flushing.


  • 1 capful Thieves Cleaner
  • 3 Cups water
  • Add to a sink or bucket and agitate gently.
  • Let your baby’s toys soak for 15 minutes to remove grime and hidden dangers all while providing a non-toxic sanitizer for your tiniest of human’s favorite toys. Make sure to rinse thoroughly and dry well.


  • 1 capful Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 4 cups water
  • 2-3 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Mix well and then mop as usual.


  • 1 capful Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 10 drops Pine essential oil
  • Mix well. Apply evenly to floors with a damp mop.


  • 1 capful Thieves Household Cleaner
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp hydrogen peroxide
  • Mix water and peroxide together in a spray bottle, then add Thieves Household Cleaner, shaking to combine. To use, lightly spray the spot and blot with a clean white cloth. Repeat as needed.


  • 1 capful Thieves Cleaner
  • 2 cups water
  • Optional: 20 drops chosen essential oils
  • Great for both inside and a streak free stainless-steel cleaner. Also, who wants harsh chemicals where we store food?!


  • 1 capful of Thieves Cleaner
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • Spray bottle
  • Mix together. Spray tile and grout. Let sit for a couple of minutes. Use a small brush to get stains out. You may use less water for stronger concentration as needed.

MATTRESS & LINEN CLEANER (also great for upholstery!)

  • 1 capful of Thieves Cleaner
  • 7 drops each Purification, Lavender, Tangerine essential oils
  • 5 drops Tea Tree essential oil
  • 8-16 oz spray bottle
  • Mix well and fill the spray bottle with water. Spritz over entire mattress, linens, etc.,  for overall cleaning. When using as a spot cleaner, spray thoroughly and scrub with a light bristled brush.


  • Large 30mL roller
  • Fill ½ with undiluted Thieves household cleaner.
  • Fill remaining ½ with undiluted Thieves Laundry Soap.
  • For extra oomph add a splash of hydrogen peroxide and a few drops of Lemon oil!

Related Resources

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DIY Laundry Recipes

Thieves Kitchen & Bath Scrub Spotlight

Thieves Laundry Soap Spotlight




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By the way, I am not a doctor – just a mom who uses essential oils in her own family. Please know that any information provided on The Common Scents Mom is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to prescribe, diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor replace current medical treatment or drugs prescribed by your healthcare professional. The statements made have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is your responsibility to educate yourself and address any health or medical needs you may have with your physician. Please seek professional help when needed.

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